Who was the manufacturer of the Eclipse double barrel gun?
Eclipse Gun Company is a name found on belgium manufactured double barrels from around the turn of the century until about the time of WWI. the actual manufacturer was Henri Pieper. pieper made these guns marked Eclipse Gun Co. solely for export to the u.s.a.
What is eclipse gun company?
Eclipse Gun Company is a name found on belgium manufactured double barrels from around the turn of the century until about the time of WWI. the actual manufacturer was Henri Pieper. pieper made these guns marked Eclipse Gun Co. solely for export to the u.s.a. most of the large wholesale and mail order gun companies.
Where was the Eclipse Meteor 12 gauge shotgun made?
I found that the 12 gauge was a “Eclipse Meteor” made in Belgium. The barrels on the 12 gauge are also solid. The bores on both guns show the expected roughness and light pitting but no heavy pits or dents. I was able to disassemble the Baker with a minimum of struggle.
Can a Belgium shotgun be a wall hanger?
The Belgium gun will be a wall hanger. It has too many problems and no exceptional value to go to the trouble to fix. I’m still going to pursue getting the Baker in shooting condition – being it’s in solid shape and a quality gun in its day. I’ll do more checking before pulling the triggers.
How much is a Belgian double barrel shotgun worth?
I don’t see any collector value; it is a Belgian shotgun of no particular distinction, made by an unknown maker or consortium. In other words, a hunting gun. My value guess would be around $250, retail, but I am more than willing to be educated by anyone with better information.
Is the eclipse 12 gauge a double barrel?
12 gauge, double barrel, daul hammer, dual trigger. Under the barrel —- “ELG” with a tiny star inside a circle with a crown on top of the circle, also has a “12 C” inside a square, and a ‘H” with a tiny star above it.
What kind of shotgun is leg of Belgium?
BELGIUM DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN WITH LEG OF BELGIUM DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN WITH LEG OF MUTTON CASE: Early 20th century over hammer 12 gauge with laminate steel barrel. Imported for dealer J. B. Clement,
What kind of shotgun is a 12 gauge?
Double Barrel 12 Gauge with 32” barrels. This is a hard used civil war era double barrel shotgun. This gun has a very neat repairs. Near the action on both sides. The action functions well. The stock has a weathered appearance. Metal has an even brown patina.